There are a number of important historical topics that we do not cover here. An awareness of this history can help to inform the contemporary debate over the significance of current and future immigration in other societies.
Beyond the debate over the economic consequences of immigration, there is also an emotional dimension that shapes sentiments toward immigration. We explicitly address the set of topics covered in the Borjas'reviews of the literature, which include immigrant selection and assimilation and the effect of immigrants on native workers, and we add in each case the insight that comes from comparison with the historical evidence.
Undocumented students are less likely than other immigrants to graduate from high school and enroll in college, undermining their long-term earnings capacity. From tothe unauthorized share of immigration inflows increased and the share that was legal decreased.
Jones, Maldwyn Allen. Almost all African Americans are the descendants of seventeenth- or eighteenth-century arrivals. Race The panel found that patterns of immigrant integration are shaped by race.
Between andthe native-born population in the United States grew from million to million, or approximately 18 percent.
For this reason, the adult native population in may be slightly higher because it likely includes these children of immigrants. Erickson, Charlotte J.